We Met as Doctor and Patient, but a Life-Saving Abortion was the Start of Our Friendship
Originally published as: Nisha Verma and Stephanie Goodell, "We Met as Doctor and Patient, but a Life-Saving Abortion was the Start of Our Friendship," USA Today, January 20, 2020.
If you saw us together today, you might assume we were longtime friends who met at college or work. Instead, we met just two years ago as a doctor and a patient in a hospital in Massachusetts. Neither of us could have predicted the circumstances under which we would meet, but the reality is that Americans across the country find themselves in similar situations every day: pregnant, and needing an abortion.